1 hour ago

If you're thinking about buying, here's a goo...

If you're thinking about buying, here's a good place to start.

    Galveston condos: What it costs to own a small piece of the island
    There are those who pay for a hotel room each time they want to take a Galveston vacation, and there are those who make Galveston their second home. Some Galveston condos come with great perks, like resort-style pools and on-site restaurants, and others are fully furnished on move-in day.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Vann: "To put it simply, I'm tired y'all"

Vann: "To put it simply, I'm tired y'all"

    In sudden move, Ashley Vann steps down as Katy ISD board president
    Katy ISD continued to experience upheaval Monday as Ashley Vann suddenly announced she was stepping down as board president and two new board members were sworn in, just a few weeks after Lance Hindt, the district's controversial superintendent, announced he would retire next January.
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1 hour ago

#BREAKING

#BREAKING

    Man shot behind north Houston church
    A man was hospitalized Monday night after a shooting behind a church in north Houston. The victim was in one of two cars behind a church in the 5200 block of Dunlop Street, near the intersection of Link Road and Fulton Street, around 8:30 p.m.
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1 hour ago

The gun was replaced by a gift card.

The gun was replaced by a gift card.

    Abbott drops shotgun giveaway after Santa Fe school shooting
    Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday cancelled a shotgun giveaway contest in his reelection campaign amid controversy after a gunman killed 10 people and injured 13 others at a high school south of Houston.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

He only conceded that he ran the red light af...

He only conceded that he ran the red light after watching the deputy's dashcam footage.

    Constable writes himself a ticket after getting caught on camera running red light
    Vowing not to be known as the constable who "got away with running a red light," Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman wrote himself a traffic citation Monday, his office said. Herman was caught on camera by a Harris County Sheriff's Deputy May 8 running a red light at the intersection of T.C.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The nightclub is sticking to its gender-speci...

The nightclub is sticking to its gender-specific dress code despite backlash from the LGBTQ+ community.

    Texas nightclub trying to recover after facing controversy with the LGBTQ+ community
    Published 2:49 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 Whiskey River nightclub in Corpus Christi is making an effort to recover after a security guard was accused of homophobia for not letting a male patron wearing makeup into the establishment until he wiped it off.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

The left photo was immediately after the cras...

The left photo was immediately after the crash. The right was after she learned her charges.

    Woman in smiling mugshot faces manslaughter in DUI crash
    OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who flashed a big grin in a mugshot following a car crash and DUI arrest now faces a new charge and prison time after a crash victim died. News outlets report 44-year-old Angenette Marie Welk didn't smile when a new mugshot was taken Saturday at the Marion County Jail in Ocala.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

This Texas woman surprised her husband with a...

This Texas woman surprised her husband with an adorable rescue puppy. https://chrn.cl/2KHMuwI

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This Texas woman surprised her husband with an adorable rescue puppy. https://chrn.cl/2KHMuwI
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4 hours ago

What experts and Texans blame mass shootings ...

What experts and Texans blame mass shootings on varies immensely.

    What Texans think causes mass shootings and what they get wrong
    After a 17-year-old shooter left 10 dead in Santa Fe last week, Texas has once again become the nation's latest example in the epidemic of mass shootings. How do Texans explain the bloodshed?
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Some are new takes on old favorites like "Cha...

Some are new takes on old favorites like "Charmed."

    38 new TV shows to look forward to this fall
    The networks introduced 38 new series last week.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

They say every tattoo has a story - here are ...

They say every tattoo has a story - here are a few local ones.

    Houstonians share the secret meaning behind their tattoos
    Acceptance of tattoos is growing, even in conservative Texas towns. The popular Philadelphia-based tattoo convention operator and promotor Villain Arts hosted the inaugural Houston Tattoo Arts Convention at NRG Center over the weekend of May 18th-20th, 2018. About 500 tattoo artists and dozens of independent and commercial tattoo industry suppliers gathered at the event.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

In honor of Cute Puppy Monday (if that’s not ...

In honor of Cute Puppy Monday (if that’s not a holiday, we think it should be!), we offer this shot of 10 ridiculously adorable golden retriever puppies. One of them, Dakota, was a patient at our BluePearl hospital in Nashville, Tenn., when she had an allergic reaction to an antibiotic. Luckily one of board-certified emergency and critical care specialists was able to treat Dakota and help her get back home to her loving family. Thanks to rayoflightphoto.com for the great image!

    BluePearl Veterinary Partners
    In honor of Cute Puppy Monday (if that's not a holiday, we think it should be!), we offer this shot of 10 ridiculously adorable golden retriever puppies. One of them, Dakota, was a patient at our...
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5 hours ago

Four of the top 10 highest-paid this year are...

Four of the top 10 highest-paid this year are in Harris County.

    Texas' highest-paid superintendents for the 2017-2018 school year
    Four of the top 10 highest-paid full-time superintendents for the 2017-2018 school year were in Harris County. At the very top of the list was Cypress-Fairbanks ISD superintendent John Henry, who earns $406,484 each year, according to data compiled by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

NBA players have made the league more cultura...

NBA players have made the league more culturally relevant beyond sports as they roll into their arenas like models on the catwalk. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2KJsJ8a

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    NBA players have made the league more culturally relevant beyond sports as they roll into their arenas like models on the catwalk. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2KJsJ8a
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6 hours ago

"The Broken Obelisk" sculpture, which is dedi...

"The Broken Obelisk" sculpture, which is dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr., was also targeted.

    Houston's Rothko Chapel vandalized with paint, handbills: 'It's okay to be white'
    The Rothko Chapel - an inclusive space for prayer, meditation and introspection located near the Menil Collection in Montrose - was the target of what executive director David Leslie describes as a "hate incident" early Friday morning.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

The school even won a statewide award for its...

The school even won a statewide award for its safety plan.

    Santa Fe High School had a shooting plan, armed officers and practice. Ten people still died.
    The southeast Texas school that was the site of Friday's mass shooting had won a statewide award for its safety plan and recently had to activate it during a false alarm about an active shooter. Its plan to arm teachers hadn't been implemented yet.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

So relatable.

So relatable.

    Slack went down and social media had a meltdown
    Updated 3:13 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 When Slack goes down, the internet reacts as if anarchy is loosed upon the world. The internal messaging service went offline just after 12:30 p.m. PST on Monday - Slack cited "connectivity issues" on its status page - and was back online about 15 minutes later.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Teams jumped in for a wet and dirty day of mu...

Teams jumped in for a wet and dirty day of mud volleyball this weekend at the Pasadena Strawberry Festival. For more: https://chrn.cl/2GCNgbL

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Teams jumped in for a wet and dirty day of mud volleyball this weekend at the Pasadena Strawberry Festival. For more: https://chrn.cl/2GCNgbL
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8 hours ago

These photos are heart-melting.

These photos are heart-melting.

    Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos
    LONDON (AP) - Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding. Alexi Lubomirski's images include a family portrait of the couple with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince William and their spouses, as well as Markle's mother and the children who served as bridesmaids and page boys.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Fire drills have turned into active-shooter d...

Fire drills have turned into active-shooter drills.

    On heightened alert after Santa Fe, districts report gun incidents at three schools
    Three Houston-area schools were threatened with guns Monday morning, less than three days after a 17-year-old gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School, killing 10 and wounding 13. A student at League City Intermediate in Clear Creek ISD, located less than 15 miles from Santa Fe High, brought an unloaded gun with him to school Monday morning.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

"There's no way we're ever going to be able t...

"There's no way we're ever going to be able to heal from this."

    Moment of silence at Santa Fe High School honors memories of 10 victims
    A small handful of Santa Fe High School students stood in silence with members of the community and 16 comfort dogs on a cloudy Monday morning, surrounding 10 white crosses with red hearts displayed in front of the school honoring each of the victims of Friday's shooting.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Thousands mourn Sabika Sheikh who was an exch...

Thousands mourn Sabika Sheikh who was an exchange student killed in the Santa Fe shooting. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2s0FD9T

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Thousands mourn Sabika Sheikh who was an exchange student killed in the Santa Fe shooting. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2s0FD9T
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10 hours ago

Not even feral hogs can mess with Texans.

Not even feral hogs can mess with Texans.

    Coldspring property owner strikes back against feral hogs
    Pork will be on the menu a lot in the coming weeks for Terry Holcomb of Coldspring following a successful hunt for feral hogs Friday night. Holcomb trapped 19 of the reported 40 feral hogs that have been digging up his lawn and tearing up fruit trees.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

From her interests, unique career path and in...

From her interests, unique career path and investing, she covers it all.

    Q&A: Houston sportscaster Lindsay McCormick gets down to business
    Houston sports broadcaster Lindsay McCormick is co-hosting Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch - a weekly online show where entrepreneurs have one high-pressured minute in an elevator to convince a panel of seasoned investors to let them into the boardroom. McCormick spoke with the Chronicle about how her interests, unique career path and investing.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

This academic year has been the deadliest, wi...

This academic year has been the deadliest, with 34 people having died in school shootings.

    Stats and charts show how violent this school year has been
    The Santa Fe High School shooting marks the 16th such shooting in 2018 and the 220th in the United States since the Columbine massacre in 1999. In the nearly 20 years since, shootings at K-12 schools have become an excruciatingly regular feature of American life.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

11 hours ago

Officials are demanding for action.

Officials are demanding for action.

    Fecal waste targeted in West Fork water quality improvement plan
    The project area spans the watershed for the West Fork between Lake Conroe and the confluence with Spring Creek, right above Lake Houston. It includes everything upstream of that confluence, including Lake Creek, which is the primary northern tributary to the West Fork.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

This Texas reporter helped rescue a dog from ...

This Texas reporter helped rescue a dog from a drainage ditch after Sunday's heavy storms. Here's the story: https://chrn.cl/2IXDOVL

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This Texas reporter helped rescue a dog from a drainage ditch after Sunday's heavy storms. Here's the story: https://chrn.cl/2IXDOVL
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13 hours ago

This summer there's a different feel as he ar...

This summer there's a different feel as he arrives without his wife of 73 years.

    Bush at Maine summer home alone for first time in 73 years
    KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - His home on the rocky coast is former President George H.W. Bush's happy place, chock full of sea-sprayed memories of boating, golfing, family and friends. But this summer there's a different feel as he arrives without his wife of 73 years.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

"We help each other no matter what. Even duri...

"We help each other no matter what. Even during this tragedy, we were still there to help each other." Read more about the vigil: https://trib.al/GSu5NFh

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    "We help each other no matter what. Even during this tragedy, we were still there to help each other." Read more about the vigil: https://trib.al/GSu5NFh
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14 hours ago

Are you ready for $3-per-gallon gas?

Are you ready for $3-per-gallon gas?

    Fuel prices move toward $3 a gallon
    Published 7:18 am, Monday, May 21, 2018 The national average for fuel prices is at its highest point since 2014 and is inching toward $3 per gallon as crude oil costs rise. The busy summer driving season kicks off this Memorial Day weekend and with it brings spiking gasoline costs as already high fuel prices are bolstered by rising demand.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

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    Katy elementary school closed after storm-related power outage
    Updated 9:09 am, Monday, May 21, 2018 Morton Ranch Elementary is closed this morning after overnight storms caused a power failure, Katy school district officials said. The storm severely damaged an electrical pole that provides power to the school, district officials said via Twitter. The school will be closed all day.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Three people suffered injuries and one is mis...

Three people suffered injuries and one is missing after an apartment fire destroyed multiple apartment units in Houston on Sunday. Read more: https://trib.al/hzp3AJh

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Three people suffered injuries and one is missing after an apartment fire destroyed multiple apartment units in Houston on Sunday. Read more: https://trib.al/hzp3AJh
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15 hours ago

Austin and San Antonio are more affordable th...

Austin and San Antonio are more affordable than Houston.

    Want cheap electricity? Move to San Antonio or Austin
    Consumers in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth and Corpus Christi were promised bargains on electricity when the Texas Legislature deregulated the electricity market. But 16 years later they're still paying more for electricity than their counterparts in cities Texas lawmakers exempted from deregulation such as Austin and San Antonio, according to the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power which analyzed federal electricity pricing data.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

It’s runoff week in Texas.

It’s runoff week in Texas.

    Texas primary runoffs are Tuesday. What's on the ballot in the Houston area?
    It's runoff week in Texas. While most candidates - Democrat and Republican - are focused on 2018's general election, a few local office-seekers still are trying to get on the November ballot. In primary races where no candidate won more than 50 percent of the vote, the race went to a runoff between the top two vote-getters.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Some stunned, while others failed.

Some stunned, while others failed.

    Taylor Swift, JLo and more take on the Billboard Music Awards: Best and worst dressed celebrities
    See photos of the winning looks and surprising flops
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Jordan Hicks was throwing 105 mph for the St....

Jordan Hicks was throwing 105 mph for the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Here's what he looked like when he was a high school star in Houston.

    Cardinals' phenom, Houston native Jordan Hicks hits 105 mph on radar gun
    St. Louis Cardinals hard-throwing rookie phenom Jordan Hicks got his start in Houston high schools. The 21-year-old righthander played at Klein Oak High School before transferring to Cypress Creek for his senior season.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Billy Cannon was one of the Houston OIlers' f...

Billy Cannon was one of the Houston OIlers' first stars.

    Former Oilers running back Billy Cannon dies at 80
    Former Oilers running back and LSU legend Billy Cannon, the first college star signed by the American Football League in its war with the National Football League, died Sunday at his home in St. Francisville, La. He was 80.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Show your Rockets pride.

Show your Rockets pride.

    Houston bakery pays tribute to Houston Rockets star James Harden with hilarious donut
    A Houston pastry shop and diner is showing its love for the Houston Rockets with a James Harden-inspired donut that has the internet in stitches. The maple iced flavored donut with chocolate icing for a beard was created by Peña's Donuts & Diner at 10555 Pearland Pkwy and debuted Saturday, co-owner Aldo Salazar, 37, told Chron.com Monday afternoon.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

This story is almost too outlandish to believ...

This story is almost too outlandish to believe.

    Dallas-area man arrested after allegedly posing as high school freshmen for months
    A 25-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly posed as a homeless high school freshmen for months. Sidney Gilstrap-Portley was charged with tampering with government records after he allegedly posed as a homeless Hurricane Harvey evacuee to enroll in the Dallas Independent School District (DISD), spokeswoman Robyn Harris told Chron.com Wednesday morning.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

8-feet, 4-inches, weighing 264 pounds and wit...

8-feet, 4-inches, weighing 264 pounds and with a 44-inch girth

    'Gar-gantuan' fish pulled from the Trinity River in Liberty County
    When Lance Stephens of Tarkington starts telling stories now about the fish he has caught, people listen. He has the photographic proof to show he reeled in an alligator gar measuring 8-feet, 4-inches, weighing 264 pounds and with a 44-inch girth on April 28 in the Trinity River in Liberty County.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Big house costs big dollars.

Big house costs big dollars.

    This $13 million Texas mansion has a theater, a library, and a 65-foot pool
    Boasting a whopping 18,000 square feet of livable space, a movie theater, and a giant swimming pool, this palatial Mediterranean estate in Dallas is fit for a James Bond movie. This property at 9006 Douglas Ave.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

This puts the total number of sex trade-relat...

This puts the total number of sex trade-related arrests made by HPD this year at more than 150.

    Houston Police Department made 34 sex trade arrests in April
    The men and women were arrested on suspicion of either compelling prostitution (pimps) or solicitation of prostitution (johns), HPD stated in a news release.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Some high salaries at this institution of hig...

Some high salaries at this institution of higher education.

    Highest-paid University of Houston employees
    The three highest-paid employees at the University of Houston are two coaches and Chancellor Renu Khator. Khator, who has been with the university for more than a decade, earns $717,941 per year, according to data obtained and published by the Texas Tribune on Jan. 8.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Let's all agree to never talk about this game...

Let's all agree to never talk about this game ever again, okay? ...But first, let's laugh at some memes.

    Memes go in on Rockets after embarrassing Game 3 loss
    Can we all just agree to never talk about Sunday night ever again? If we could never have to acknowledge that the Houston Rockets got absolutely waxed by the Golden State Warriors, 126-85, in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals that would be great.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

The Houston Astros won the series over the Cl...

The Houston Astros won the series over the Cleveland Indians with a big win Sunday night.

    Brian McCann's home run helps secure Astros win over Indians
    Published 9:58 pm, Sunday, May 20, 2018 Consecutive two-out walks in the seventh inning afforded the Indians their first man in scoring position and only threat of Lance McCullers' magnificent evening. Melky Cabrera loomed for a third look. McCullers' pitch count creeped near 95. The third time through the order is perilous and fatigue was imminent.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Let's just agree to never speak of this game ...

Let's just agree to never speak of this game ever again, okay?

    Memes go in on Rockets after embarrassing Game 3 loss
    Can we all just agree to never talk about Sunday night ever again? If we could never have to acknowledge that the Houston Rockets got absolutely waxed by the Golden State Warriors, 126-85, in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals that would be great.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

The Warriors put it all together back at home...

The Warriors put it all together back at home, and now the Houston Rockets will try to even things up again in Game 4 Tuesday night.

    Stephen Curry heats up, Warriors rout Rockets in Game 3
    As much as the Rockets had to expect the full blast of the Warriors, as much as they might have thought they had seen it, the Warriors went from in command to mercilessly pounding the Rockets, 126-85 to take a 2-1 series lead and demonstrate that in two games in Houston and the three meetings of the regular season, the Rockets had not seen the full might of the reigning champions.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

The Dave Matthews Band's hearts were with the...

The Dave Matthews Band's hearts were with the Santa Fe community on Friday night at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

    The Dave Matthews Band returned to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion stage on Friday night
    Check out the slideshow above for pictures of the band and the fans who came out to see them on Friday night... After two years off the road the Virginia-based Dave Matthews Band returned to The Woodlands to kickoff its latest summer tour.
    https://www.chron.com

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